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UP - Iowa Falls Rail Crossing

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Iowa Falls Junction Rail Bridge

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in January 2009

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BH Photo #131440

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Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Union Pacific Railroad in Iowa Falls
Location
Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913, Approaches Added 1941; Replaced 2018
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
pony/through girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51499, -93.26319   (decimal degrees)
42°30'54" N, 93°15'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478379/4706990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa Falls West
Inventory number
BH 38487 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 17, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge has Been Replaced
  • November 7, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 30, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • July 30, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information, bridge is actually owned by UP
  • March 23, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Canadian National Railway", "Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway"
  • February 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad"
  • December 3, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates; bridge pictured goes over a different railroad rather than over Hwy 65
  • January 6, 2009: Added by Quinn Phelan

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